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Ann Arbor Chimney Sweep: We’re Here With Big Spring Discounts

We’re offering a Special Spring Discount!

Enjoy $35 off of your next chimney cleaning. This is valid until August 31, 2024…so, act now! Call or book online today.



Why Are Annual Chimney Sweep & Inspection Services Important?

  • Creosote Control: Over time, creosote, a highly flammable substance, can build up in your chimney from burning wood or other fuels. This buildup increases the risk of chimney fires, which can be extremely dangerous and even deadly. Regular sweeping removes this buildup, reducing the risk of fire.
  • Efficiency Boosts: A clean chimney allows smoke and gases to escape more easily. When your chimney is blocked by debris or creosote buildup, it can cause poor draft and inefficient burning. This can lead to smoke inside your home and reduced heating efficiency.
  • Damage Prevention: Regular inspections can identify any structural issues or damage to your chimney, such as cracks, leaks, or loose bricks. Addressing these issues early can prevent more extensive – and costly – repairs in the future.
  • Prolonged Chimney Lifespan: By maintaining your chimney through regular sweeping and inspections, you can extend its lifespan. Identifying and addressing minor issues early can prevent them from developing into larger, more expensive problems over time.
  • Warranty & Code Compliance: Many insurance companies require proof of regular chimney maintenance as part of their coverage policies. Additionally, local building codes may mandate regular chimney inspections for safety reasons. Keeping up with these requirements ensures that your home remains safe and compliant.

When’s the Best Time to Book My Chimney Inspection?

Well…right now! Spring is often considered the best time to book a chimney inspection for several reasons.

First and foremost, the discounts. Like we said, we offer a discount for all who schedule a spring chimney sweep service (valid until 8/31), so if you’re looking for budget-friendly options, now is the time to book.

In addition, post-winter maintenance is always a good idea. We’re no strangers to snow, ice, and cold winds in our area. Booking an inspection in spring allows you to address any buildup or damage that may have occurred during the heating season.

Another big perk? Spring (and summer, for that matter) is typically an off-peak season for chimney professionals. Since most homeowners tend to schedule chimney maintenance in the fall or winter, chimney sweeps are often more available and may offer more flexible scheduling during the spring months. Booking your inspection in spring can help you avoid the rush and ensure you get a convenient appointment time.

Finally, should you need chimney and fireplace repairs, booking your inspection early will give us ample time to get everything patched up and ready for use next fall…without cutting into your regular burn season. All too often, people book fall inspections only to discover they need a list of repairs. This means booking an appointment during a notoriously busy time and putting off that first fire indefinitely.

Why Hire Us?

Clean Sweeps of Michigan, founded in Clarklake in 1980 by a local fireman and later acquired by long-time employee Cliff Slagle, is dedicated to providing top-notch chimney and dryer vent care throughout Mid-Michigan, Northern Indiana, and Northern Ohio.

Our team of Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) certified chimney sweeps prioritize cleanliness and safety, and our comprehensive services includes everything you need to keep your chimney in tip-top shape, including chimney sweeping, inspections, masonry repairs, new constructions, relining, and more.

Additionally, we offer high-quality fireplaces, stoves, inserts, and accessories through our fireplace store and online catalog, providing our clients with trusted recommendations.

As an award-winning chimney service provider, we have earned praise on many platforms. And community involvement is essential to us – we actively participate with multiple local organizations such as the local chambers of commerce and various recreational sports teams.

Committed to ongoing education, our staff maintains memberships and certifications with various industry organizations. Long story short – there’s no reason not to trust the professionals at Clean Sweeps of Michigan for peace of mind and home safety.

Book Your Next Chimney Inspection With Clean Sweeps of Michigan

Gain peace of mind knowing that your chimney is cleaner, safer, and ready for use when the next heating season arrives.

Overall, spring is an ideal time to book a chimney inspection to address post-winter maintenance. So, take advantage of off-peak scheduling, prepare for occasional summer use, address winter damage early, and ensure peace of mind for the upcoming months.

Book with us today!

Get A New Chimney Built!

With winter’s cold weather just around the corner, now is the perfect time to have a new chimney built!  Damaged to the point that your fireplace can no longer be used? Simply wish to add a new fireplace to your home? Building a new chimney can help keep your family warm and cozy all winter long.

Get A New Chimney Built! - Ann Arbor MI - Clean Sweeps Of MichiganBenefits of building a new chimney:

Fireplaces add more than warmth to a home. They also add value and can help your home stand out on the real estate market. The following are three reasons to add a new chimney and fireplace to your home.

  1. Add valueA new chimney is a big investment. However, it offers a high return on investment. Surveys show that home buyers are willing to pay as much as $1.400 more for a home that has a fireplace. Likewise, 46% of buyers believe looks are the most important part of a fireplace system. A new chimney gives your entire home the impression of being freshly remodeled.
  2.  Help your home stand outEven if you aren’t planning on moving anytime soon, a new fireplace and chimney can help your home sell faster when you do. According to the National Association of Home Builders, fireplaces are the number two most requested feature for home buyers; adding a fireplace can help your home sell faster and for closer to asking price.
  3.  Improve safetyIf your home already has a fireplace and chimney that cannot be used due to extensive damage, a new chimney may be the best option. Rebuilding a damaged chimney not only gives you your fireplace back, but it also makes your entire home more safe. This is especially true when an existing chimney is suffering from structural damage.

New chimney considerations:

Before adding a new fireplace or chimney, there are a number of questions that should be taken into consideration. The following are just a few of the categories that can help you determine the best chimney and fireplace for your home and family.

  • Fuel choice: Wood versus gas. Coal versus pellets. The kind of fuel source you want for your new fireplace will determine the kind of chimney you need.
  • Building material: Natural stone and brick are the two most popular building materials for chimneys due to their durability and heat resistance. However, the type of building material you choose is dependent upon the fuel type and size of the fireplace, as well as your overall budget and style.
  •  Aesthetics: Your home’s style has a major impact on the design of your chimney. By working with our expert masons to create and build your new fireplace, your chimney will be uniquely you.

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